Everyone knows that hiring for cultural fit is important — but do you really have a firm grasp on what that means? Many people think hiring for culture fit means seeking talented people who are just like their current employees, sharing the same interests and similar backgrounds. However, this approach only leads to a lack of diversity.
On this episode of The Recruiting Reel, Mark Jones talks about what it actually means to hire for cultural fit. Jones is the head of operations across the Americas for Alexander Mann Solutions, a global talent acquisition firm. After 18 years with the company, he knows firsthand what works and what doesn’t when you’re trying to find someone who meshes with the organization.
Watch the latest episode to hear Jones’s tips and tricks on finding and assessing talent for great cultural fit:
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